Noam Chomsky: ‘As long they get the backing of dictators, it doesn’t matter to western governments what Arab populations think’ – video
The 19th century … 2001 … today. Noam Chomsky sees hegemonic powers showing extreme contempt for democracy – and acting in ways they know will increase terrorism
In an article in The New York Times on August 19th titled “The North Dakota Miracle,” Catherine Rampell writes:
Forget the Texas Miracle. Let’s instead take a look at North Dakota, which has the lowest unemployment rate and the fastest job growth rate in the country.
Updated: Sept. 7, 2011 and Sept. 13, 2011 added video interviews with Gareth Porter
WASHINGTON, Aug 29, 2011 (IPS) – The indictment of four men linked to Hezbollah in the 2005 assassination of Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri made public by the Special Tribunal on Lebanon Aug. 17 is questionable not because it is based on “circumstantial evidence”, but because that evidence is based on a flawed premise.
Since 9/11 the United States has been under a constant barrage of lies, misinformation and propaganda put out by the United States government in order to advance its global agenda. There have been many in the alternative media that have attempted to tell the truth in order that American citizens have access to facts and information that they normally would never have received from the American mainstream media. These people have been maligned and impugned and called conspiracy theorists and political radicals.
This writer, with a BA in Speech & Theater and a minor in Film, regards John Frankenheimer’s 1964 movie Seven Days in May as the greatest! It is a must see for all Americans, especially in this age of extended empire. The screenplay was written by Rod Serling, and it is as powerful an indictment against the abuses of the Military Industrial Complex as one can find. The only reason this film would not fit into the genre of Serling’s Twilight Zone series is that a Coup d’état did actually occur in November 1963. View the film, either for the first time or the hundredth time… it is that important. Continue reading
by Congressman Dennis J. Kucinich
Washington, Sept. 2, 2011
Congressman Dennis Kucinich D-OH today released the following statement in response to the latest report by the Department of Labor that the U.S. economy added no jobs in the month of August.
“The grim numbers reported by the Labor Department are a warning that budget cuts and talk of austerity will not revive our economy and bring down unemployment,” said Kucinich. “On the eve of Labor Day, we must recognize the lasting hardship that American families continue to endure as a consequence of the lack of available jobs.”
Updated: Sept. 17, 2011; added Part 3. Sept. 6, 2011; added Part 2 of the interview
This is Part I of our three-part one-of-a-kind interview series with author and researcher Paul Thompson. For additional background information please visit the complete 9/11 Timeline Investigative Project at HistoryCommons.Org and Richard Clarke’s interview by John Duffy and Ray Nowosielski at SecrecyKills.Com.